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Keith Bradley Casdorph 

1943 -- 2017

Keith Bradley Casdorph 73 of Fort Gay, WV went home to be with the Lord on Saturday January 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. 

Keith was born May 2, 1943 at Charleston, WV the son of the late Van Harrison and Dicie Armishia Light Casdorph. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by four siblings Darrell Curtis Casdorph, Beatrice Priecko, Barbara Kennedy, and Doris Pauley.

Keith was a retired machinist with the Dupont Corporation in Belle, WV and proudly served in the United States Navy during the Viet Nam War. He also attended the Oak Grove Church for over 43 years.

Survivors include his loving wife Lula Belle O’Brian Casdorph; three daughters Sarah Casdorph and Travis Cain, Melissa Hanshaw and husband Nathan, and Amanda Rose and husband Gary all of Fort Gay, WV; a son Josh Casdorph also of Fort Gay; two sisters Darlena Canterbury of Charleston, WV and Mary Van Williams of South Charleston, WV; a brother Kenneth Casdorph of Charleston, WV; a sister-in-law Teresa Casdorph of Charleston, WV, and a brother-in-law Les Kennedy also of Charleston, WV; ten grandchildren Charlie Hanshaw, Kennedy Casdorph, Hunter Hanshaw, Bella Casdorph, Bailey Casdorph, Emily Rose, Cody Rose, Hannah Stephens, Wesley Casdorph, and Brady Casdorph; two great grandchildren Autumn Stephens and Ben Stephens; and a host of friends, family, and loved ones.

Funeral services with full military honors will be held on Wednesday Feb. 1 at 11:00 am at the Oak Grove Church with Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus officiating.

Friends may visit the family on Monday Jan. 30any time after 5:00 pm and any time on Tuesday Jan. 31 at the Oak Grove Church Paddle Creek Road Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may visit the family also on Thursday Feb. 2 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Stevens & Grass Funeral Home 4203 Salines Drive Malden, WV.

Graveside rites will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday at the Casdorph Family Cemetery at Edens Fork, Sissonville, WV.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home Louisa, Kentucky.

 

 

Robert Martin Thompson

1929 – 2017

Robert Martin “Bob” Thompson, 87 of Fort Gay passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington.

Bob was born on May 22, 1929 in Virginia to the late Thomas B. and Goldie Sammons-Thompson. He was a Machine Operator for the Railroad and was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance Away.

In addition to his parents Bob was preceded in death by his wife Athilie Rutherford-Thompson and two sisters Dorothy Thompson and Eva Thompson.

He leaves behind a loving family including his son Ronald Martin Thompson (Judy) of Mt. Clair, WV; his daughter Brenda Joyce Thompson-Hughes of Louisa; six grandchildren Shawn (Jenny) Hughes, Nick (Stephanie) Hughes, Jesse (Lori) Thompson, Jeremy (Samira) Thompson, Travis (Stephanie) Hughes and Chad (Alena) Hughes; seven great grandchildren; three brothers Jack (Mary) Thompson, Dan Thompson and Lee Thompson; one sister Virginia Damron as well as many extended family members and friends all of whom will miss him dearly.

There will be no visitation or public services at this time. There will be a private burial for the family at a later date.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

 

Tony Dale Copley

1955 – 2017

Tony Dale Copley, 61, of Catlettsburg, Ky. went home to be with his Lord Sunday, January 22, 2017, at his home at Zelda Loop Road, with his loving family at his side.

Tony was born August 18, 1955 in Ashland, Ky. the son of the late John Roy and Helen Patton Copley.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sister in law, Doris Woods Copley.

He was a graduate of Louisa High School and also attended Morehead State University. He was a member of the Buchanan Chapel Church; he was also a lay preacher and preached at several churches before his illness. He was a construction worker for KY Labor Local #1445.

Left behind to cherish his memory is his brother John Ray Copley of Catlettsburg; three sisters, Ginger Copley and Wanda Copley both of Catlettsburg and Christy Moore and her husband James; one niece Allyson Moore; one nephew Joseph “Joey” Moore; one aunt Ruby Hart and her husband Joe of Catlettsburg, one Uncle John Doug Patton of Catlettsburg; several cousins, Patton R. Hart, Billy Ray Patton, Annette Patton, Rodney Thompson and Robin Patton and his wife Melissa as well as many extended family members and friends all of whom will miss him dearly.

There will be a graveside service to honor Tony’s life on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm at The Buchanan Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Keith Workman officiating. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

Norma Jean Chiarenzelli

1948 – 2017

Norma Jean Perry-Chiarenzelli, 68 of Paragould, Arkansas formerly of Fort Gay, West Virginia passed away peacefully Friday, January 20, 2017 at her home in Paragould and is now at rest in the presence of her Lord and Savior.

She was born on September 13, 1948 in Huntington, West Virginia to the late Walter and Jean Preston-Perry. Norma was retired from the Wayne County Schools as well as the Paragould School System where she was a Pre-School Teachers Aide. She was a member of the Gideon’s International Auxiliary and she and her husband Bob attended the Eastside Baptist Church in Paragould and the Louisa First Baptist Church in Louisa.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Chiarenzelli was preceded in death by one brother Walter Michael “Mike” Perry on December 27, 2016.

Norma leaves behind a loving and devoted family including her husband of nearly 43 years Robert “Bob” Chiarenzelli of Paragould, Arkansas; two sons Robert “Rob” (Sarah) Chiarenzelli of Huntington, West Virginia and Evan Chiarenzelli of Cincinnati, Ohio; five brothers Tony (Marylin) Perry of Fort Gay, Randy (Lisa) Perry of Huntington, Herb (Harriet) Perry of Fort Gay, Dennis (Rhonda) Perry and Loren (Tracy) Perry both of Wayne; one aunt Wilma Wetherall of Barboursville as well many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends all of whom will miss her dearly.

Funeral Services will be held at the Louisa First Baptist Church on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 11:00 am with Pastors Ric Frazier officiating. Burial will follow at the Chiarenzelli Family Cemetery in Fort Gay, West Virginia. Pallbearers will be her brothers Tony, Randy, Herb, Dennis and Loren with Mike being an honorary pallbearer.

Visitation for family and friends will be at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 6-8 pm.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

Dora Lynn Wilks 

1961 -- 2017

Dora Lynn Wilks, 55, of Diamond Ridge Webbville, KY went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday January 18, 2017 following a sudden illness.

Dora was born October 6, 1961 at Savannah, GA the daughter of Edward Frasher Sr. and the late Mary Elizabeth Winchell Wilks. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal Faith.

Survivors include her husband Harvey Wilks; a daughter Jessica Webb of Blaine, Ky; a son James Frasher and wife Melissa of Adams, KY; her father Edward Frasher Sr. of Louisa, KY; three brothers Michael Frasher, Robert Frasher, and Edward Frasher Jr.; a sister Bertha Crawford; and four grandchildren Jacob, Hailey, Ashton, and Alyssa.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday Jan. 21st at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Hogston officiating. Burial will follow in the Bishop Cemetery at Webbville, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday from 10:00 am until the time of services at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Harold Simpson 

1932 -- 2017

 

Harold Simpson, 84, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Thursday January 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Harold was born Dec. 18, 1932 at Drift, KY, the son of the late Neal and Ethel Fraley Simpson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son James Harold Simpson, brothers Richard, Neal Jr., and James Roger Simpson, and sisters Anna Tipton and Joyce Adams, and also a daughter-in-law Nancy Simpson.

Harold was a retired Chief Petty Officer serving in the United State Navy for twenty years. He also was a member of the Louisa Church of God for 38 years.

Survivors include his loving wife Cathy Critchlow Simpson, three daughters Sheila Gay Mooney of Virginia Beach, VA, Rita Eidson of Jacksonville, FL, and Heather A. Compton and husband Mikel of Louisa, KY; two sons Bryan Simpson of Newport News, VA and Charles Neal Simpson and wife Tabatha of Louisa, KY; twelve grandchildren, three great grandchildren, a brother Charles Simpson and a sister Sally Lockridge.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday Jan. 22nd at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Stepp officiating. Burial will follow in the Jessie Adams Family Cemetery on Route 581 Georges Creek, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.

 

Marvin Williams, Jr.

1937 – 2017

Marvin Williams, Jr., 79, of Louisa passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at his home in Louisa.

He was born in Louisa on May 27, 1937 to the late Marvin and Shirley Music-Williams. Mr. Williams was retired from the Untied State Postal Service as well as the United States Airforce where he served his country honorably for 25 years. 

In addition to his parents Marvin was preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 57 years Ramona Holbrook-Williams; his step mother Florene Hatfield-Williams; four sisters Alphoretta Odaniel, Annalee Davidson, Lenora Barker and Prudence Mullins and four brothers Paul Edison Williams, James Harrison Williams, Chalmer Shugg Williams and Raymond Merle Williams.

He leaves behind a caring family including one son Kenneth W. Williams and his wife Tammie of West Liberty; one daughter Lori Andriot and her husband Steve of Louisville; five grandchildren Mason, Lindsay, Dena, Jerad, Jenny and Brian; five great grandchildren; one brother Robert Williams of Ashland; two sisters Kathy Jane Burchett and Elsie Mae Scott both of Louisa; two sisters-in-law Katerine Williams and Dedre Williams and one brother-in-law Amos Davidson as well as many extended family and close friends all of whom will cherish his memory.

Funeral Services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 11:00 am burial will follow at Rosehill Burial Park in Ashland.

Visitation for family and friends will be after 10:00 am until service time on Thursday at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Military Honors will be conducted at the cemetery by United States Airforce Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

Tom Stone

1928 -- 2017

Tom Stone, 88, of Rhubens Branch Louisa, KY passed away Saturday January 14, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Tom was born July 18, 1928 in Grundy, Virginia, served in the United States Army and Air Force during World War II, and was a self employed roofer for many years in Lawrence County. He is preceded in death by his mother Sytha Saffingfield and a grandson Thomas Stone.

Survivors include his loving wife Ella Fugate Stone; two daughters Debbie Ramey and husband Tommy of Columbus, Ohio and Sherry Pigmon and husband Walter of Louisa; two sons Michael Stone and wife Ann and Tommy Stone and wife Charlett also of Louisa; four grandchildren Angela “Nick” Keeton, Shelby Thompson, Alley Pigmon, and Robert Stone; and two great grandchildren Trey Keeton and Cory Keeton.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Jan. 17, at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Dr. Marc Workman speaking. Burial will follow in the Stone Cemetery on Rhubens Branch Louisa, Ky.

Friends may visit the family on Monday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Barbara C. Ball 

1938 -- 2017

Barbara C. Ball, 79, born November 8, 1938, the daughter of the late Dewey and Mabel Ferguson Cordle with sisters Betty, Dorothy and Mary Lou all come from a loving family.

Barbara had high standards in life, to be a loving, reasonable, and disciplined person. She was a teacher, mother and a person who worked for a better tomorrow.

She was a graduate of Louisa High School and Ohio State University with honors. Barbara taught kids to reach out for high standards. She also wrote a book “To God Be The Glory”. She was a perfectionist; she enjoyed making quilts to perfection.

She raised a responsible family, a son James B. Ball II and wife Angela, grandchildren Elizabeth, Caden, Corbin, and Addy who she cared and loved very much. She also leaves behind a sister Dorothy Hoskins and her loving husband of 56 years, Jim Ball.

Barbara reached her goal by loving God with all her heart and soul, all her mind and strength and loving her neighbor as herself.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday Jan. 14th at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. David Maynard officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens at Louisa,KY.

Friends may visit the family on Friday January 13, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and also from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Friends serving as pallbearers will be Rick McFarland, Carlos “Buddy” Seagraves, Bob Seagraves, Don Moore, Terry Moore, and Roger Deskins.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Lucille Bailey-Rice

1921 -- 2017

Lucille Bailey-Rice, 95 of Ashland passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the Boyd Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ashland.

Emma was born on December 13, 1921 in Chapman, Kentucky to the late Robert Lee and Virginia Mae Carter-Bailey. She worked for nearly 30 years as a nurse at the Louisa General Hospital, Humana Hospital and as it is known now Three Rivers Medical Center and attended the Louisa Freewill Baptist Church in Louisa and the Moore Street Tabernacle in Ashland. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one grandson, Herbert Hoosier; a son-in-law Ronnie Hoosier as well as nine brothers and one sister.

Left behind to cherish her loving memory is two daughters, Rita (Raymond) Mecca of Ashland and Judith Hoosier of Prichard W.Va; eight grandchildren Missy (Tom) Derifield-Gillespie of Aurora, IL, Phillip Derifield of Lexington, KY, Angela (Owen) Daniels of Houston, TX, Nick Mecca of Ashland, Nina Mecca of Cincinnati, OH, Mark (Allison) of Beckley, WV and Adam (Brynna) Hoosier of Fort Gay, WV; one granddaughter-in-law Samantha Hoosier of Fort Gay; 12 great grandchildren as well as many friends whose lives were all touched in some form during her 95 years.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm of Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Young Funeral Home Chapel, burial will follow at the Bailey Cemetery in Chapman.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 6-8 pm at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

Charles A. Smith

1938 -- 2017

Charles A. Smith, 78 of Ashland passed away on January 8, 2017 at his home.

He was born in Ashland on October 14, 1938 to the late Soloman D. and Jane Gallaher-Smith. Charles worked as a medical office clerk in the medical office of Dr. Jolinda Dillow.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by the love of his life Helen Faye Dillow and four siblings Virginia Smith, Bob Smith, Ronnie Smith and Eddie Smith.

He leaves behind a loving family including two daughters Jolinda Dillow and her husband George and Carol Dillow-Mason and her husband Steve all of Ashland; one granddaughter Cassie Dillow of Ashland; six siblings James Smith, Bernard Smith, William Smith, Jackie Smith and Louise (Randy) Smith all of Ashland and Mary Smith of Nevada as well as many friends all of whom will miss him dearly.

There will be a graveside memorial service at Rosehill Cemetery on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 12:30 pm under the direction of Young Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers donations in his memory are suggested to the Shop With A Cop Program c/o Ashland FOP Lodge #3, PO Box 27, Ashland, Kentucky 41105 

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

Morgan Franklin Finley

1931 - 2017

Morgan Franklin Finley, 85, of Fort Gay, WV passed away at home on Sunday, January 8, 2017.

He was born on August 16, 1931 in Williamson, WV to the late Thomas Jefferson and Minnie Adkins-Finley.

Mr. Finley worked in the coal mines as a coal miner for many years. He served his country honorably in the US Navy and was a member of the Fort Gay Church of God.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Wanda Lee Damron and one son Franklin Lee Finley.

He is survived by a daughter Tonna (Terry) Vanderpool of Fort Gay and two grandchildren Morgan Shane Vanderpool of Huntington, WV and Natalie Tess (Gary) Vanderpool-Clark of Barcelona, Spain.

Funeral services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 2 pm. Burial will follow at the Crabtree-Thompson Cemetery in Fort Gay.

Visitation will be after 12 noon until service time on Friday, January 13, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

Margaret Ann Graham Bell

1934 -- 2017

Margaret Ann Graham Bell passed away peacefully, January 3rd, 2017. She was 83 years old. She and her husband lived in Raleigh, NC, for the past 30 years.

Ann was born July 7th, 1934, in Cherokee, KY, daughter of Lem and Elizabeth Graham. She attended grade school in Cherokee and graduated from Blaine High School.

On her first day in college, she met her future husband, John Paul Bell. They were married August 29th, 1954. Before she graduated from college, she started teaching in the one-room Needmore School House. In 1959, Ann graduated from Westhampton College, University of Richmond, Virginia. She took art classes, taught school, and started studying for her Master’s degree in Education. In 1962, she gave birth to their daughter, Elizabeth.

By the mid-1970’s, John and Ann had moved to Raleigh, NC. Ann taught school while studying for her Master’s. Ann always subscribed to Architectural Digest and had interests in decorating and in investing, so she also took some real estate sales classes and discovered that she had a knack for real estate. She earned her Broker’s license and opened her own office. She took care of her parents in their final years, bred sweet-tempered show cats, collected art and antiques, and managed the family business with her husband in Raleigh. She was also a breast cancer survivor.

In 2014, Ann was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Her husband took care of her at home until she needed the freedom and safety of a controlled environment. Since late autumn of 2015, Ann resided at Falls River Court Memory Care, in Raleigh. She enjoyed her life there, watching all the busyness. Her final months were made comfortable by the attentive and thoughtful Hospice Transitions care-givers. Ann died in her sleep of respiratory complications of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Ann is survived by her husband, John Paul Bell and her only child, Elizabeth. Her grandson, John Paul Garner, lives in NM. Her granddaughter, Laura, lives in Raleigh. Ann had one great-grandson, Graham, aged 2 and named for her. She will be missed and always remembered for her intelligence, kindness, hard work, brilliant blue eyes and thousand-watt smile.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Graham Cemetery, Blaine, Ky..

Visitation will be 6-8pm Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Young Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

Claudia Ann Copley 

1963 -- 2017

Claudia Ann Copley, 53, of Louisa, Kentucky passed away Thursday Jan. 5, 2017.

Claudia was born Nov. 7, 1963 in Louisa the daughter of the late Claude and Tellie Henson Copley. She was a Taco Bell Louisa employee and member of the First Baptist Church Louisa.

Survivors include a brother, James Copley and wife Angela of Louisa, two nephews Bradley and William Copley, and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday Jan. 8th at 2:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Chuck Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Saturday Jan. 7 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

Ronnie Darrin Meeks

1965 - 2017

Ronnie Darrin Meeks, 51, of Louisa, Kentucky passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at his home.

Ronnie was born June 9, 1965 in Inez, Kentucky a son of the late Raymond and Ollie Ward Meeks. Ronnie was a self employed laborer. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Monakay Maynard and a brother, James Kelly Meeks.

Survivors include, his three sisters, Dorothy Endicott of Louisa, Kentucky; Judy Lopez of Columbus, Ohio and April Leann Meeks of Louisa, Kentucky; one brother, Steve Ray Meeks of Louisa, Kentucky.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers family ask that donations be made to Young Funeral Home 201 W. Main Street, Louisa, Ky 41230

 

Ruth Ann Parsley

1939 – 2017

Ruth Ann Jordan-Parsley, 77 of Warfield passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at her home.

                                                 

Mrs. Parsley was born on September 10, 1939 in Louisa to the late Arthur and Arabelle Sargent-Jordan. She was a homemaker and attended the Hode Church of God.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by three husbands Elmer Wilks, John Everett Wilks and Ellis Parsley; three brothers Jerry Jordan, James Hatfield and Wilbur Jordan.

She leaves behind a loving family including two daughters and their spouses Deloris (Terry Johnson) Wilks of Louisa and Angalia (Nick Bazell) Wilks of Coal Grove, Ohio; two grandchildren Rhene (John) Childers of Louisa and John Braxton Thompson of Coal Grove, Ohio; three great grandchildren Owen, Aadeen and Conner Childers all of Louisa.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at the Young Funeral Home Chapel, burial will follow at the Jordan Cemetery in Louisa.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 6-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

Ronald Jackson Robinson

1976 – 2016

Ronald Jackson Robinson, 40 of Louisa passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

He was born in Frankfurt Germany on August 2, 1976 to Chester Harold Robinson, Jr. and Dolly Sue Winchell-Robinson of Louisa. 

In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife Tammy Annette Thompson-Robinson of Louisa; two step-sons Joseph Randy (Ashley) Adkins and Dakota Wayne Adkins all of Louisa; one granddaughter Emily Marie Adkins; one brother Robbie Ray Robinson of Long Beach, CA and two nieces Whitney Robinson of Tadpole and Katie Robinson of Lowmansville.

Funeral services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 11:00 am, burial will follow at the Wellman Cemetery in Fort Gay.

Visitation will be from 6-9 pm on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at the Young Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to assist the family with final expenses.

Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

Robert “Bob” Leonard Michael

1929 -- 2016

Robert “Bob” Leonard Michael, 87, of Louisa, passed away December 28, 2016 at his residence.

Mr. Michael was born April 19, 1929, in Kenova, WV to the late William “Bill” and Blanch (Frazier) Michael. Bob was also preceded in death by his wife Virginia I. (New) Michael and a brother, Joe Michael.

Bob was retired from the Norfolk and Western Railroad and received a United Nations and Korean Service Medal for his term in the U.S. Army.

Bob is survived by three sons, Eddie Wayne (Sue) Michael, James Robert Michael and William David (Cindy) Michael, all of Louisa; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren, one brother, Ralph Michael of Ft. Gay, WV.

Visitation will be from 6p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Young Funeral Home in Louisa and a graveside service will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhome.com

 

Timothy Edgar Goble

1965 -- 2016

Timothy Edgar Goble 51 of Clifford, KY passed away Wednesday Dec. 28, 2016 at his home following a sudden illness.

Tim was born July 21, 1965 in Louisa, the son of the late Jack Ivan and Levon Luster Goble. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers Jimmy and Ivan.

Survivors include a daughter, Brianna Leigh Goble of Louisa; a son, Timothy Ray Goble of Paris, KY; two sisters, Debra Johnson of Inez, KY and Angela Thompson of Glenhayes, WV; a brother, Randy Goble of Inez, KY; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday Dec. 31st at 1:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. John Goble officiating. Burial will follow in the Goble Cemetery at Clifford, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Friday Dec. 30th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

 

 

Joe “Brownie” Edward Childers

1943 -- 2016

Joe “Brownie” Edward Childers, 73 of Lousia passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.

He was born in Richardson, Kentucky on February 5, 1943 to the late Ralph and Carrie Belle-Childers. He was of the Christian Faith and worked in Farming for most of his life. “Brownie” was an avid guitar player and most notably played on many occasions with Ralph Stanley.

Besides his parents Mr. Childers was preceded in death by a daughter Herma Riffe; three sisters Rosie Savage, Annie Daniels and Bonnie Murphy as well as three brothers Clarence Childers, Steve Childers and John Childers.

He leaves behind a loving and devoted family including his wife of 54 years Judy Ruth Murphy-Childers of Lousia; three sons Herman (Sheila) Childers of Denton, Ralph (Pam) Childers of Webbville and Joe (Melissa) Childers of Louisa; one daughter Melissa (Dewey) Young of Donithan; one brother Ralph Childers, Jr. of Ohio; two sisters Marie Jordan of Blaine and Mary Howthorne of Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 11:00 am with Brother Danny Clarkston officiating. Burial will follow at the Riffe Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, December 28, 2016 from 6-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home.

‘Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 

Walter Michael "Mike" Perry

1950 -- 2016

Walter Michael "Mike" Perry, 66, of Huntington, formerly of Paragould, AR was taken suddenly to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday December 27, 2016 at his residence in Barboursville. He was born June 18, 1950 in Fort Gay, WV to the late Walter and Jean Preston Perry. Mike was an avid outdoorsman and loved golfing, fishing, and hunting. Mike was a member of Big Hurricane Missionary Baptist, and also attended Unity Baptist in Ashland, Kentucky.

Mike had recently retired from ACF Industries (Huntington, WV) and American Railcar Industries (Paragould, AR) after 46 years of service, though he stayed busy with consulting for the company after his retirement. In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his cherished wife of 43 years, Helen Holt Perry.

Mike is survived by his loving fiancé, Teresa Matovich Carter of Catlettsburg, KY; one daughter Kelly Michell Perry and fiancé David Christian of Clearwater, FL; three grandsons who were his treasures on this earth, Michael Ryan Bruetsch and wife, Anne of Paragould, AR; Devin Bruetsch of Jonesboro, AR; Sheldon Bruetsch of Blacksburg, VA; a former son-in-law Dennis Bruetsch of Houston, TX; one sister Norma and Bob Chiarenzelli of Paragould, AR; five brothers, Tony and Marilyn Perry of Prichard, WV; Randy and Lisa Perry of Huntington, WV; Herb and Harriet Perry of Fort Gay, WV; Dennis and Rhonda Perry of Wayne, WV; and Loren and Tracey Perry of Wayne, WV.

Pall bearers will be Michael Ryan Bruetsch, Devin Bruetsch, Sheldon Bruetsch, Bob Chiarenzelli, Tony Perry, Randy Perry, Herb Perry, Dennis Perry, and Loren Perry.

Visitation will be held Friday December 30, 2016 from 6-9 pm at Young Funeral Home in Louisa, KY. Another visitation will take place from 11 am to noon on Saturday December 31, 2016 at Young Funeral Home in Louisa, KY with Pastor Dick Maynard officiating. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery in Huntington, WV.

 

Lee Morris Mosley

1939 -- 2016

Lee Morris Mosley, age 77 of Columbus, OH., formerly of Floyd County, KY., passed Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at the Scioto Community Health Care Center. He was born February 9, 1939 in Drift, KY., a son of the late Edward and Goldie Mollette Mosley.

Lee Morris is survived by his family who he loved very much and they loved him also; two brothers; Larry (Mary) Mosley and Randall (Jena) Mosley all of Blaine, KY., two sisters; Carolyn Mosley, Grove Port, OH and Eileen (Robert) Bumgarner, Lockbourne, OH., four nephews; Tony, Randy, Steve and Eric, four nieces; Angela, Denise, Christina and Sarah.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 12 noon at the Blaine Church and Outreach, Blaine, KY., burial will follow in the Mosley Cemetery, Blaine, KY.

Visitation is from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church, under the kind and professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky.

 

Wilkie Napier

1942 - 2016

Wilkie Napier, 74, of Fort Gay, West Virginia passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016 at Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, Kentucky.

Wilkie was born July 16, 1942 in Jolo, West Virginia, a son of the late Elzie and Ella Napier, he was a retired track patrol foreman for N&S Railroad, he was also a United States Army veteran and a member of the Lighthouse Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son who passed away in 1982, Jeffery Michael Napier; brothers, Kenneth, Willis, Wilburn and Wilford; and sister, Effie Steele.

Survivors include, his loving wife, Jean Ratcliff Napier of Fort Gay, WV.; sons, Gregory Alan (Teresa) Napier of Prichard, WV.; Timothy Brian Napier of Fort Gay, WV.; Wilkie Stephen Napier of Prichard, WV.; James Darrin Napier of Fort Gay, WV.; sisters, Anna Jean O’Bryan, Janice Branham, and Joyce Wellman. 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

A Memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the Lighthouse Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Jimmy Bevins and Pastor Jim Castle officiating.

 

Mary Hazel Cordle

1942 -- 2016

Mary Hazel Cordle, 74, of Blaine passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 at The Jordan Center. 

Miss Cordle was born November 3, 1942 in Blaine, KY to the late Jesse M. and (Dixon) Cordle.

She is survived by three nephews, Donald Cordle, Edward Cordle, & Hershel L. Cordle.

Funeral services was conducted at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 27 at Hoods Fork United Baptist Church, Blaine, KY with Elder Gene May, Johnny Mullins, And Dewey Mulling officiating.  Burial followed in Marvin Sparks Cemetery.

Mary Lou Hampton 

1935 --2016

Mary Lou Hampton 81 of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Christmas Day following a long illness.

Mary Lou was born March 13, 1935 in Potters, KY the daughter of the late Wayne and Cynthia Castle Salyers. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a son, William Hampton. Mary Lou was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church Louisa.

Survivors include a loving daughter and son-in-law Debbie and James Ratliff of Louisa; a granddaughter Bianca Lycans and husband Steven also of Louisa; two great grandchildren Sarah and S.J. Lycans; and a sister Florence Marco of Columbus, Ohio.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Dec. 28 at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. David Maynard officiating. Burial will follow in the Robinette Cemetery on Bromley Ridge Road Fort Gay, WV.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday Dec. 27 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

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